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Alone through the Roaring Forties (The Sailor"s Classics #5) (Sailor"s Classics Series)

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing,
  • True stories of endurance & survival,
  • Sports,
  • Navigation,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Southern Ocean,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • Lehg II (Ketch),
  • Sailing - General,
  • Dumas, Vito,
  • Travel,
  • Voyages around the world

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9253564M
    ISBN 100071376119
    ISBN 109780071376112
    OCLC/WorldCa46974967


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The strong west-to-east air currents are caused by the combination of air being displaced from the Equator towards the South Pole, the Earth's rotation, and the scarcity of landmasses to serve as windbreaks. The Roaring Forties were a major aid to ships sailing. Slocum, Joshua – Sailing Alone Around the World Lansing, Alfred – Endurance (Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage) Dumas, Vito – Alone Through the Roaring Forties.

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He wrote a book about his experience through his journey at sea called Alone through the Roaring Forties (The Sailor’s Classics 5) (Sailor’s Classics Series). The reviews for this book are 5 stars and a fabulous read for anyone interested in history and sailing. It would be a fantastic book to purchase and take on your sailing trips.

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Sailing Alone Around the World. Joshua Slocum. The Long Way. Bernard Moitessier. Taking on The World. Ellen MacArthur. Alone through the Roaring Forties. Vito Dumas. Singlehanded. Alone Through the Roaring Forties - Vito Dumas (memoir) Once Is Enough - Miles Smeeton (memoir) Fastnet Force Ten - John Rousmaniere (memoir) A Voyage for Madmen - Peter Nicholas (historical) The Philosophy of Sailing - Christian Williams (inspirational) Alone Together - Christian Williams (memoir).

Sailing Yacht Ruby Roseviews. My Atlantic Crossing - 3 weeks alone on a 40ft sailboat. - Duration: Axel Buschviews. He subsequently wrote a book, My Lively Lady, about his voyage.

Despite his failure in the Golden Globe, Chay Blyth had decided that endurance sailing was for him, and in – he made the first westabout single-handed non-stop circumnavigation via the great capes, i.e., against the prevailing winds of the roaring forties.

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He spent many years in French Polynesia. In Vito Dumas, an Argentinean built Lehg II. His book "Alone through the Roaring Forties". He was the first singlehander known to round the Horn and survive and the first to circumnavigate in the roaring forties.

The Roaring Forties take shape as warm air near the equator rises and moves toward the poles. Warm air moving poleward (on both sides of the equator) is the result of nature trying to reduce the temperature difference between the equator and at the poles created by uneven heating from the sun.

This process sets up global circulation cells. Now, Kihivas: Alone at the Ends of the Earth brings this thrilling story to an English-speaking audience for the first time. Kopar recounts every element of his adventure, from custom-building his own foot yacht, Salammbo, to battling the legendary waves and constant storms of the Roaring Forties.Dumas, Vito [ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At 6 libraries.

This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,) Alone through the roaring forties: the voyage of Lehg II around the world / by Vito Dumas ; translated by Raymond Johnes Dumas, Vito [ Book: ].Dumas wrote about the experience in his book Los Cuarenta Bramadores: La Vuelta al Mundo Por la “Ruta Imposible” (Alone Through The Roaring Forties).

Afterwards LEGH II was donated to the Argentine navy. It was later wrecked and then restored before being given to the Museo Naval de la Nacion (Naval Museum of the Nation) at : Katy Stickland.